BawitdaBowtie: Kid Rock’s Bad-Ass, Smokestacked Chevy Silverado Dually for SEMA

California is crucifying Volkswagen over excessive diesel emissions, and the Environmental Protection Agency is triple-checking every diesel vehicle it can lay its hands on. “Whatever,” says Chevrolet. Here’s a heavy-duty Silverado 3500 dualie with American-flag decals and fat chrome exhaust stacks, designed with input from Mr. American Bad Ass himself, Kid Rock. But while the dudebros drilling seven-inch […]

SEMA 2015: Deer Chevy, Please Make A Hunter-Friendly Silverado

Chevy is showing hunters some SEMA love with the Realtree Bone Collector, a collection of factory and concept accessories bolted to a camo-swathed 2016 Chevrolet Silverado High Country 4×4. The concept truck is signed in several places by Michael Waddell, a “redneck by the grace of God” with a cable television show about a bunch […]

GM Recalls Late-Model Pickups, SUVs for Faulty Ignition Switches

While unrelated to the ignition-switch scandal that’s been blamed for the deaths of at least 124 people, General Motors has issued another switch-related recall for late-model trucks and SUVs. GM is recalling 3073 vehicles for ignition switches that can be hard to turn and become stuck with their keys in the run position. According to GM, the lock actuator gear has […]

2015 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Midnight Edition 4×4, After Dark

Chevrolet’s rapidly proliferating “Midnight Edition” treatment keeps things simple: Darken the exterior trim, slap on some black-painted wheels, and generally give the subject vehicle an overwhelming sense of subtle meanness. And so it goes with the Silverado Midnight Edition. We experienced the 2015 model just before driving the updated 2016 Silverado 1500, and, unable to […]

2016 Chevrolet Silverado Revealed: Tweaked Already, Only Two Years In

Full-size pickups used to sell themselves. Simple creatures with but one purpose—moving things—their life cycles used to be long, with updates few and far between. Not anymore. Nowadays, the pickup market has become as cutthroat as that of mid-size sedans. Ford has sharpened its knife in the form of its aluminum-bodied F-150, but Chevy isn’t […]

Chevy unveils refreshed Silverado for 2016

Chevy unveils refreshed Silverado for 2016 CHEVROLET Chevrolet has unveiled its 2016 Silverado 1500 pick up truck, which will start appearing in dealerships in the fall of 2015. American truck wars are heating up. Chevrolet, responding in part to new truck offerings from Ford and Fiat Chrysler’s Ram division, has refreshed its Silverado 1500 pick-up […]

GM and Subaru Add 390,000 Cars and Trucks to Takata Airbag Recall

The extent of General Motors’ involvement with the Takata airbag recalls was once limited to just a few Toyota-built Pontiac Vibes and rebadged Subarus sold as Saabs, but the American automaker has now announced a related action involving 330,198 heavy-duty pickups. At the same time, Subaru has quadrupled its affected models, now estimated at more than 80,000 vehicles in […]

Truckin’: Every Full-Size Pickup Truck Ranked from Worst to Best

The pickup truck segment is so tightly contested you can hear a squeak when competing models pass each other on the road. Check out our ranking of half-ton pickups from worst to first.

2016 Chevrolet Silverado Spy Photos: A Slight Mug Adjustment Is in Store

The wheels of automotive development, they are a turnin’. Well, that and the five-to-six-year product cycle is always a turnin’, and so it goes with Chevrolet’s Silverado 1500 pickup. Having been redesigned for 2014, the Silverado is coming due for a freshening in the next year or so. Right on schedule, then, we’ve received our […]

How We’d Spec It: The Stripper 2015 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 with Extra Awesome

There’s something alluring about a base-model pickup—maybe it’s all the old Chevy C-10s, Ford F-100s, and assorted Dodge trucks we troll the internet for, or maybe it’s that modern trucks are pricier and more tech-laden than German luxury sedans. A 2015 Ford F-150 we ran through our How We’d Spec It online configurator test was a moderately equipped […]

How We’d Spec It: The Most ’Murican Sub-$50K Chevrolet Silverado 1500

We’re all about fairness here at Car and Driver, which is why we started to feel bad that Chevy fans had to sit idly by while we applied our fantasy online-car-configurating How We’d Spec It process to not one but two different 2015 Ford F-150s. So here we are, folks, kickin’ it fair and balanced […]

Monster Stickers Not Included: Chevrolet Offering “Black Out” Package for Silverado Work Truck

In today’s full-size-pickup world, the humble base/work truck variants are rarely spoken of, overshadowed by $50,000-plus, leather-lined, over-chromed Platinums and Laramies. But they’re not totally forgotten—just look at Ram, which has been churning out interesting takes on the base-truck theme like the Express and Tradesman. Now Chevrolet has entered the game with a slick Black Out […]

Chevy Keeps It Simple with New 2015 Silverado 1500 Custom

While the economic recovery and low gas prices have boosted sales of chrome-drenched execu-trucks—so, basically luxury cars with beds—there’s a temptation to forget that many folks who buy full-size pickups still want to use them as, you know, trucks. For these people, Chevy has introduced the 2015 Silverado Custom package, a back-to-basics hauler that adds […]

Aluminum vs. Steel: New Ford F-150 Compared with Silverado, Ram 1500, and Tundra

As any dime-store undergrad psych major can tell you, it’s a tough climb to the top of the hierarchy of needs pyramid, the point at which we supposedly have everything we desire. There are challenges at every level, from finding solid traction in the physiological realm to cresting the summit of self-actualization. Any base full-size […]

Chevrolet to Use Magic Hoodoo to Deliver Prognostic Vehicle Data to Owners

OK, so it’s not actually hoodoo. And Carnac the Magnificent isn’t involved. But Chevy announced today at CES that select 2016 models will team onboard sensors with the vehicles’ 4G LTE connection to potentially predict problems before they’re detectable by owners. Basically, your car sends information about the starter motor, battery, and fuel pump—these are the […]